Latest Logistics Technology
New solutions to build an efficient supply chain.
• FR8 Revolution, a developer of cloud-based tools for freight transportation, launched the FR8Star Heavy Haul Marketplace at fr8star.com. FR8Star’s marketplace includes a rate calculator for pricing oversize/overweight loads. Shippers of these loads can get pricing estimates and shipping routes, and request quotes directly from carriers. Shippers and carriers complete their contract directly through the platform.
• Kenco Logistics teamed up with mobile solutions provider Smart Gladiator to roll out a new mobile app that increases supply chain visibility. Available at loadproof.com, LoadProof is an image-capture app that lets warehouse workers, truck drivers, supervisors, and others involved in shipping and receiving to photograph shipments and instantly upload photos to a cloud server with supporting information about date, time, and load details.
• Analytics firm TransVoyant launched Precise Predictive Risk, a live and continuous machine learning-based solution for supply chain and enterprise risk management. It lets organizations analyze a diverse set of risks to facilities, inventory in transit and in storage, human capital, competitors, and trading partners around the world. It collects and analyzes real-time big data streams from IoT devices to give a global view of live and predicted supply chain risks.
• Logistics solutions provider Odyssey Logistics & Technology now offers its WIN for Salesforce application on the Salesforce AppExchange. The new app enables shippers to quote, book, track, and trace LTL and truckload freight shipments through Salesforce. WIN, a no-cost, no-fee transportation management system, gives shippers the option to choose from current carriers and brokers or those within the WIN network.